TWO-FOR-ONE SPECIAL

New York Times, Sunday, March 25, 2012

Author: Patrick Berry
Editor: Will Shortz
Patrick Berry
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 140, Blocks: 69 Missing: {JQWZ} This is puzzle # 161 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite PDF

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Across Down
1. Border-crossing necessities : IDS
4. Black cloud formers : GNATS
9. Unresponsive state : COMA
13. A flat equivalent : GSHARP
19. Hitchcock thriller set in Brazil : NOTORIOUS
21. It's all downhill from here : APEX
22. Nation bordering Svizzera : ITALIA
23. Ordeal that's no big deal? : TRIVIALTRAVAIL
25. Gaze upon : BEHOLD
26. It's much followed in North Africa : ISLAM
27. Large cloth sign with nothing on it? : BARRENBANNER
29. Toy hammer? : MATTELMALLET
34. Ending with sex or symbol : ISM
35. Seek redress from : SUE
36. "Anything ___?" : ELSE
37. Potential pet : STRAY
38. Smartphone buy : APP
40. Swine's diet : SLOPS
42. Full range : GAMUT
43. For ___ : SALE
45. "So that's your game!" : OHO
46. Gulf of Oman port : MUSCAT
50. Soft yet easily breakable "Star Trek" creature? : BRITTLETRIBBLE
56. Available : ONTAP
57. "Save Me" singer Mann : AIMEE
58. Break in logic : LEAP
59. Fire starter? : AIM
60. Magic, for instance : NBATEAM
63. Refresher : NAP
64. European of the Iron Age : CELT
65. In days gone by : ONCE
66. Hemispherical computer add-on? : DOMEDMODEM
68. "Ride 'em, cowboy!," e.g.? : RODEOORDER
70. In its current state : ASIS
71. "As if that weren't enough ..." : PLUS
72. Perpetually, to Pope : EER
73. What only one Best Picture winner has had : XRATING
74. In the distance : YON
75. Dieter's target : FLAB
76. "The cat's meow" or "a dog's life" : SLANG
78. "___ Eyes" (1969 hit for the Guess Who) : THESE
79. Big house that's not as big? : SMALLERSLAMMER
82. Site of one of the Seven Wonders : RHODES
83. Rower's need : OAR
84. "I hate the Moor" speaker : IAGO
85. Young builder's supply : LEGOS
87. Point of rotation : PIVOT
90. Plus : AND
91. Floors : TIERS
92. Casino souvenir : CHIP
96. "Entourage" agent Gold : ARI
97. Back stroke? : RUB
99. Goddess of gas? : ETHANEATHENA
102. Get part of one's shirt under control? : CORRALCOLLAR
106. Poppies, e.g. : HERBS
107. Undamaged : INTACT
108. What the Gorgon Stheno does in Greek myth? : PURSUESPERSEUS
113. Render unproductive? : NEUTER
114. Dressage gait : TROT
115. Noisy water heater : TEAKETTLE
116. Old Soviet naval base site : ODESSA
117. Vodka brand : SKYY
118. "Borrow" : CADGE
119. Rubber-stamps : OKS
1. Early enough : INTIME
2. At the back : DORSAL
3. Ones going on a long walk? : STILTS
4. Old machinery coating : GRIME
5. Actress Vardalos : NIA
6. ___ Mail : AOL
7. "You know better!" : TUT
8. Belarus, once: Abbr. : SSR
9. Venae ___ (large blood vessels) : CAVAE
10. It can make you dizzy : OPART
11. Yom Kippur War politician : MEIR
12. Revolutionary device? : AXLE
13. Longtime Redskins coach Joe : GIBBS
14. The Andrea Doria, for one : STEAMSHIP
15. Chemistry Nobelist Otto : HAHN
16. King of Naples in "The Tempest" : ALONSO
17. Cheese off : RILEUP
18. Baseball team once owned by Ray Kroc : PADRES
20. Like kiwi fruit : OVATE
24. With proficiency : ABLY
28. Pinch : NIP
30. Exam administered four times a yr. : LSAT
31. "Lou Grant" production co. : MTM
32. Caribbean resort island : ARUBA
33. Army heads : LATRINES
38. Pledge of Allegiance finisher : ALL
39. Like most canned tomatoes : PEELED
41. Defensive return : LOB
42. Reacted to shocking news : GAPED
43. "Watch your ___!" : STEP
44. Took a few seconds? : ATE
45. Podium personage : ORATOR
46. They're not popular in offices : MONDAYS
47. ___ oneself (share private thoughts) : UNBOSOM
48. Workhorse's quality : STAMINA
49. Phoebe of "Drop Dead Fred" : CATES
51. Sunni sermonizer : IMAM
52. Communication system of old : TELEX
53. Exchanged, as words : BANDIED
54. Reckless driver's loss, possibly : LICENSE
55. Becomes clear : EMERGES
61. More copious : AMPLER
62. Wisdom tooth, e.g. : MOLAR
64. Caesar's first wife : CORNELIA
65. Maker of Bug-B-Gon : ORTHO
67. Adds, as to a recording : DUBSIN
68. Print shop unit : REAM
69. Salty language : OATHS
72. Interrupter of Dagwood's naps : ELMO
75. Kentucky Derby and Epsom Oaks, for two : FLATRACES
76. Old sofa's problem : SAG
77. Concerned about the environment : GREEN
80. Can of Newcastle : LOO
81. Young chap : LAD
82. ___ Bud, schoolgirl in "The Mystery of Edwin Drood" : ROSA
86. M.A. seeker's test : GRE
87. Director and star of "Looking for Richard" : PACINO
88. Free of creases : IRONED
89. Shaw defined it as "insufficient temptation" : VIRTUE
90. Disney subsidiary : ABC
91. Drive-___ : THRU
92. Holder of plunder : CHEST
93. Regarding this matter : HERETO
94. How Sam's Club buys goods : INBULK
95. Free tickets : PASSES
98. Extremist : ULTRA
99. George Jetson's boy : ELROY
100. Scrumptious : TASTY
101. Outside shot? : THREE
103. Cry often made while snapping the fingers : RATS
104. Elects : OPTS
105. Read but never post : LURK
109. "Too many to list" abbr. : ETC
110. Poseidon's domain : SEA
111. Launch platform : PAD
112. Record with many beats: Abbr. : EKG

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